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Video: Vital drug elude HIV victims
Zimbabwean HIV victims cannot afford to buy drugs that slow progression of Aids.
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2009 07:57 GMT

In the first of a series on the stigma of HIV and Aids, Al Jazeera visits Zimbabwe where HIV patients face a shortage of anti-retroviral drugs.

The treatment is essential because it slows the progression of HIV to Aids.

The Global Fund has provided a $37 million donation but health officials say it is not enough.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Bulawayo in Zimbabwe.

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